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Elliot

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« Last Edit: September 05, 2013, 08:35:36 PM by Elliot »
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Re: Fender 'reissue' the CBS era semi-hollows
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2013, 09:59:59 PM »
Just when I thought I was in remission from GAS...

I wanna Starcaster!  Don't care what it sounds like or plays like, it's just so cool to look at!
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Re: Fender 'reissue' the CBS era semi-hollows
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2013, 10:06:28 PM »
a shame there are no actual sounds of the guitar, looks good though
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Re: Fender 'reissue' the CBS era semi-hollows
« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2013, 11:13:48 PM »
Very nice- I love the basses.
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Re: Fender 'reissue' the CBS era semi-hollows
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2013, 09:46:21 PM »
Interestingly, Warmoth have also recently announced that they will be making Starcaster-like bodies. While I like the overall idea of this guitar, I think the Fender headstocks look pretty horrible and would rather go with something like the Warmoth 3+3.

Ian Price

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Re: Fender 'reissue' the CBS era semi-hollows
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2013, 10:04:16 PM »
I think the headstock on the Starcaster rather suits the body shape - it's got a nice and quirky aesthetic. Right up my street. If only I had money!
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Re: Fender 'reissue' the CBS era semi-hollows
« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2013, 10:39:28 PM »
Interestingly, Warmoth have also recently announced that they will be making Starcaster-like bodies.

Blimey, I feel embarrassed not to have known that!  Is it on their website?

They have been revamping their line recently, since it seems they've been forced to drop all the Gibson shapes.
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Re: Fender 'reissue' the CBS era semi-hollows
« Reply #7 on: September 08, 2013, 10:45:44 PM »
I think the headstock on the Starcaster rather suits the body shape - it's got a nice and quirky aesthetic. Right up my street. If only I had money!

I'm with you on this. I like everything about the Starcaster but I can't justify getting one I think. Or can I?

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Re: Fender 'reissue' the CBS era semi-hollows
« Reply #8 on: September 08, 2013, 10:59:32 PM »
I think the headstock on the Starcaster rather suits the body shape - it's got a nice and quirky aesthetic. Right up my street. If only I had money!

I'm with you on this. I like everything about the Starcaster but I can't justify getting one I think. Or can I?

I think it looks brilliant, but I'm not so sure I'd enjoy the playing experience, it might have too many annoying quirks.  it probably is a case where I won't give in to GAS and I'll be happy to just see them around the place occasionally.
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Lucifuge

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Re: Fender 'reissue' the CBS era semi-hollows
« Reply #9 on: September 09, 2013, 08:59:25 AM »

Blimey, I feel embarrassed not to have known that!  Is it on their website?

They have been revamping their line recently, since it seems they've been forced to drop all the Gibson shapes.

Not on the website, but this thread was posted by a Warmoth employee on the "unofficial" forum.
http://www.unofficialwarmoth.com/index.php?topic=22196.0

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Re: Fender 'reissue' the CBS era semi-hollows
« Reply #10 on: September 09, 2013, 03:09:38 PM »
Ooooh!  I like that!  :o
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Re: Fender 'reissue' the CBS era semi-hollows
« Reply #11 on: September 09, 2013, 11:45:38 PM »
Yeah, that looks tasty!  :)
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Re: Fender 'reissue' the CBS era semi-hollows
« Reply #12 on: September 14, 2013, 08:42:36 AM »
Yes - I like that too. Shame I haven't got any money to spend on it though.
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Re: Fender 'reissue' the CBS era semi-hollows
« Reply #13 on: September 14, 2013, 01:49:11 PM »
hmmm, not a fan. They look very 'random'.

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Re: Fender 'reissue' the CBS era semi-hollows
« Reply #14 on: September 17, 2013, 05:40:45 PM »
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